Reykjavík | Gullfoss | Seljalandsfoss | Reykjanes Peninsula | Blue Lagoon
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Day 1: Arrival in Reykjavík
Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to relax and unwind.
Day 2: Reykjavík | South Iceland
Morning city tour of Reykjavík, including the exceptional observation tower of the Hallgrímskirkja church offering incredible panoramic views across the city. After a lovely lunch in a cheese school buttery, depart for Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site. Stop at Fontana thermal baths and see a geothermal bakery. After a gourmet dinner, step into the darkness, soak in the hotel’s outdoor hot tubs and search for the Northern Lights. (B,L,D)
Day 3: South Iceland
Visit Gullfoss Waterfall and the nearby Geysir geothermal fields with a variety of hot springs and bubbling pools. Travel to seashore villages with many old and colorful houses. During a private tour around a local folk museum and a historic wooden church, taste shark meat, dried fish and Brennivín (Black Death) snaps. After an excellent langoustine dinner at a nearby seashore restaurant, go outside to watch out for the Northern Lights. (B,D)
Day 4: South Iceland
Travel to the Seljalandsfoss Waterfall which plunges over the mountain, and stop at the Eyjafjallajökull Information Center where you learn about living next to a glacier and an active volcano. Nearby is Skógafoss Waterfall which is 200 feet high and one of the most impressive waterfalls in the country. You can choose between a guided walk that is specially organized for beginners on a nearby glacier (total walking time is about 3 hours), or continue the bus tour to explore a black lava beach with bird cliffs. After a gourmet dinner, see a video presentation about Northern Lights and look out if the auroras are across the sky. (B,D)
Day 5: South Iceland | Blue Lagoon
Explore the Reykjanes Peninsula and see the region’s many unusual geological features, hot springs, moon-like landscapes, bird cliffs, lighthouses and fishing villages. Visit a Viking ship and history museum that tells the story about the Viking expansion across the North Atlantic. After a unique seafood and crab feast, visit the famous Blue Lagoon for a soak in its warm geothermal water. Enjoy a delicious lamb dinner. (B,L,D)
Day 6: Blue Lagoon | Departure from Reykjavík
Transfer the the airport for your return flight. (B)
Optional: 2-day tour extension including a hour Northern Lights cruise and full-day jeep tour in Western Iceland.